SOLES Welcome Week 2019

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SOLES Welcome Week 2019

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Date and Time

Monday, September 9, 2019 — Friday, September 13, 2019


Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Join SOLES for our Fall 2019 Welcome Week, happening September 9-13! 

Throughout the week, we will be hosting fun-filled and informative events to help ease your transition into graduate school life. Whether you want to know more about the international experiences that the Global Center offers, the newly-implemented SOLES Mentoring Program, or simply meet your fellow SOLES students, each day offers the opportunity to learn something new! Keep reading below to find out more about each event that is happening throughout the week:

Monday (September 9) — Mentor Monday

The SOLES Mentoring Program is a great way to transition into graduate student life through the guidance of another student who was once in your shoes! Join us on Monday as we will have drop-in information sessions where you can learn more about this resource as well as meet with current mentors/mentees. Free donuts, cookies, and coffee will be provided!- -

Time: 8-9 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Location: MRH Living Room (2nd Floor)

Tuesday (September 10) — Touring Tuesday

The Global Center hosts international abroad programs throughout the year! From South America to Australia to Europe and more, where will your international requirement take you? Join us at the Global Center (MRH 129) for an ice cream social while learning about the international programs that are offered throughout the year! Past participants will also be on hand to talk about their experiences abroad.

Time: 3:30-5 p.m.

Location: SOLES Global Center


Wednesday (September 11) — "Wiggles for Wellness" Wednesday

Need a fur fix? Look no further than right here in Mother Rosalie Hill Hall as we have canine ambassadors from the San Diego Humane Society ready to give you love and affection! Join us in the inner courtyard (across from Bert's Bistro) to relieve the nerves commonly associated with starting a new school year in a friendly (and furry) environment!

Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Location: MRH Inner Courtyard


Thursday (September 12) — Townhall Thursday

Looking to be more involved in SOLES? Join us in the Student Lounge (near Bert's Bistro) and meet representatives from various student organizations and the SOLES Ambassador Program. We will also have free boba on hand to give out (while supplies last).

Some of the organizations present include:

A.S.I.A (Asian Students in Alliance)

SOLES Ambassador Program

SGSA (Soles Graduate Student Association)

Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Location: SOLES Student Lounge

Friday (September 13) — TGI Friday! Welcome Back Picnic

End the week off with our annual "Welcome back" picnic along the picturesque shoreline of Mission Bay! All SOLES students, staff, faculty, and their families are invited to this annual event where we will have a variety of games, great music, and delicious food. End the summer right and invite the upcoming semester in the best way possible!

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Location: Playa Pacifica II 

2590 East Mission Bay Dr. San Diego, CA 92110

Register for the picnic!



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